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Study: Prostate Cancer Risk May Increase After Vasectomy

Saturday, July 12th, 2014
Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston found that vasectomy is linked to an increased risk for advance or lethal prostate cancer. The findings were reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Prostate cancer is a leading cause of cancer related deaths among men in the US. Vasectomy is a common type of contraception which 15 percent of US men underwent the procedure. The researchers analyze


Tips For A Maintaining A Healthy Heart

Saturday, June 21st, 2014
Your heart is probably one of the hardest working organs of the body. It also works constantly day and night, with no breaks in between. It is an amazing piece of biological machine that stumps even the most powerful engines man has created. It is therefore important that you take care of it as much as possible. Having a healthy heart is important for a healthy life. While it may be considered durable and efficient


Different Types Of Pain You Should Not Ignore

Saturday, June 14th, 2014
Pain is a signal that may indicate that something is wrong with your body. It is not something that you should always just try to ignore. There are certain types of pain that you should certainly be alarmed of. Here are some of them. Sharp Pain Between Shoulder Blades If you feel a sudden pain between your shoulder blades that seem to happen for no reason, you should have a sense of alarm. While it may not be a goo


Compound Shows Potential For Alzheimer’s Prevention

Saturday, June 7th, 2014
Alzheimer’s disease currently affects more than 5 million Americans, with the numbers growing every year. This disease, which affects mostly Americans age 65 years old and above, is expected to triple in number by 2050. This may be a possibility unless more effective treatments and preventive medication are developed within that period. Researchers are now working to discover new ways to treat this disease, c


Green Tea Compound Shows To Disrupt Cancer Cell Metabolism

Thursday, June 5th, 2014
Drinking green tea has been known to have many benefits. But recent research may indicate that it can also help fight cancer. A new study indicates that a component in green tea may help reduce the risk or slow the progress of cancer. The findings were reported in the journal Metabolomics. Previous studies have indicated that green tea has good cancer-fighting properties. But scientists have not yet understood how.


Natural Ways To Combat Allergies

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
Allergies are common problem among many people today. Seasonal allergies most especially are concern since people always expect them at a certain period of the year. People sometimes try to cope up with allergies using over-the-counter medications. But there are side effects such as drowsiness that many people would rather not experience. For those who try to avoid anti-allergy medications, there are other natural


Early Learning Helps Brain Cells Survive Longer

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
Researchers from Rutgers University say that brain cells may survive longer in brains that were subjected to early learning. The study found out that newborn brain cells survived in young mice that learned and mastered a certain task while the same brain cells in mice that did not learn the same task died quickly. The findings were recently published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience. Scientists have long kn


Signs Of Low Testosterone

Saturday, May 17th, 2014
Low testosterone levels in men can lead to a number of conditions. Although testosterone levels normally decline with age, they can be treated in order to avoid their possible effects on health and quality of life. But first, it is important to determine if you may have low T levels. Here are some signs that might indicate the condition. Low Energy Levels If you increasingly feel that you are often feeling weak and


Effective Habits For Better Sleep

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Many people have trouble sleeping. Even if they do not, there are about a third of Americans who do not get the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep on a regular basis. The lack of sleep can have a significant effect on work performance and overall health. Getting adequate sleep is important to maintain overall health, along with following a healthy diet and getting regular exercise. To get a good night’s


Old Mice Rejuvenated When Transfused With Young Mice Blood

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
There are now several studies that indicate how blood can affect aging. Researchers from the University of California in San Francisco and Stanford University found out that blood transfusions from young mice could rejuvenate and reverse some of the effects of aging in old mice. Findings of the report were published in the journal Nature Medicine. In the study, the researchers injected blood plasma taken from young



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